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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Find the first three iterates of f(x)=-3x-7 if x0=-8 1st it.)f(x) = 24-7 = 17 -3(-8)-7=24-7=17 2nd it.) f(17)=-3x(17)-7 f(17)=-3x(17)-7=58 3rd it.) f(17)=-3x(58)-7=

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    This is what I have so far, but something is not right because the third one is 181, and there's not an option for that one. just 17 and 58.

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @abb0t @tkhunny @Kainui

  4. phi
    • one year ago
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    -3(17)-7= -58 (not +58)

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Oh okay, got it.

  6. anonymous
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    So the second iterate is right?

  7. phi
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    ? it is -58

  8. phi
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    and 3rd it.) f(-58)=-3(-58)-7=

  9. anonymous
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    167

  10. phi
    • one year ago
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    yes

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thank you very much, I see my mistake now.

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